Man Tasered by police at Pearson Airport
TORONTO – Police have arrested a man at Toronto’s Pearson Airport after he allegedly breached a security gate and tried to board an airplane.
Video of the incident obtained by Toronto television station CP24 shows a man holding a briefcase surrounded by officers.
Peel Regional Police said after repeated calls to drop the briefcase, the man was Tasered and slumped forward to the floor as he screamed.
There was no immediate word of any possible charges.
The man’s name has not been released, nor have police indicated where he is from or what flight he was attempting to board. (CP24)
By The Canadian Press